2022 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 26. Elections
§26-14-118.1. Failure to receive mailed ballot in time to be counted - Transmission by facsimile device.

Universal Citation: 26 OK Stat § 14-118.1 (2022)

In the event that an absentee ballot mailed to a voter identified by Section 14-142 of this title or otherwise transmitted to a voter as provided by law cannot be received by the voter, voted and returned to the secretary of the county election board in the county of the residence of the voter in time to be counted, the secretary shall be authorized to transmit a ballot for federal offices by facsimile device as defined in Section 1862 of Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes, provided that the voter has made a timely application for an absentee ballot. The voter may transmit by facsimile device the voted ballot only to the location designated by the Secretary of the State Election Board. Regular absentee ballots also shall be mailed to the voter, and if the regular ballots are returned by the voter and received by the secretary of the county election board in time to be counted, the ballot transmitted by facsimile device shall not be counted. The Secretary of the State Election Board shall promulgate rules setting forth procedures and prescribe appropriate forms to transmit and to receive absentee ballots pursuant to this section.

Added by Laws 2003, c. 485, § 17. Amended by Laws 2009, c. 272, § 4, eff. Jan. 1, 2010; Laws 2013, c. 200, § 9, eff. Nov. 1, 2013.

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